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Anna Vergun, MD

Anna Vergun, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedics

Education and Experience


  • Cornell University, 1999 - 2003


  • University of California, Los Angeles, 2004 - 2009
  • Area: Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Hospital for Sick Children, 2009 - 2010
  • Area: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified, 2013

Clinical Expertise

  • Hip dysplasia surgery: closed or open hip reductions and pelvic osteotomies (Salter, Pemberton, Dega, Tönnis, Periacetabular, and Staheli shelf osteotomies)
  • Neuromuscular hip and lower extremity procedures
  • Limb deficiency surgery, including limb reconstruction or conversion amputations
  • Lower limb realignment with growth modulation or osteotomies
  • Ponseti clubfoot techniques, including casting and surgical procedures

Research Interests

  • Limb deficiencies
  • Pediatric fracture management
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Quality of life outcomes
  • Stem cell therapies

Current Appointments

  • 2018 – present Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
  • 2018 – present Division Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics
  • 2014 – 2018 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

  • 2020 UNC Learning Environment Committee Acknowledgement
  • 2018 Palestine Children’s Relief Fund Humanitarian Award
  • 2009 Shriners Hospitals for Children – Los Angeles Research Award
  • 2008 Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, Jacqueline Perry Research Award
  • 2003 HSS Orthopedic Surgery Research Award
  • 1995 Phi Betta Kappa
  • 1995 First Group Scholar
  • 1993 Sigma Xi
  • 1992-1995 Dean’s List

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Cuomo AV, Watts HG. Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies. Krajbich I, ed. American Academy of Orthopedics, 4th ed., in press. The Multiple Limb Deficient Child.
  • Cuomo AV. Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies. Krajbich I, ed. American Academy of Orthopedics, 4th ed., in press. Principles of Pediatric Amputation Surgery.
  • Cuomo AV, Watts HG. Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Spiegel D, ed. Springer Sciences + Business Media, New York, In Press. Limb Deficiencies.
  • Cuomo AV, Bowen R, Otsuka NY. In: Flynn J, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Flynn J, ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2008. Open Tendoachilles Lengthening; pp 1619-1625.
  • Cuomo AV, Lieberman JR. In: Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration. Pietrzak WS, ed. Humana Press; 2008. The Future of Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration: A Clinical Perspective; pp. 619-634.

see entire list available at PubMed


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2801 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, North Carolina - 27607
UNC Orthopaedic Clinic at the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC)
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